Planning Tools

Welcome to MVRPC’s Planning Tools page. This page provides planning practitioners with a range of tools, resources, and best practices to enhance planning outcomes across the Miami Valley.  

The planning tools are categorized into three themes: Plan Development & Resources, Plan by Subject, and Plan Implementation. A variety of resources can be found under each topic.   We will continue to update this site with additional resources as needed.

Plan Development & Resources:

Project Scoping | Public Engagement | Scenario Planning | GIS | Strategic Planning | Planning Decision Support Systems

Plan by Subject:

Comprehensive | Land Use | Housing | Community Development | Site | Economic Development | Farmland Preservation

Plan Implementation:

Zoning | Return on Investment

For additional information, please contact Martin Kim, Director of Community & Regional Planning at

Note: This site contains links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or affiliated with MVRPC. MVRPC does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites. A range of subject matter is covered under the planning tools resources. As such, MVRPC may not have individual expertise on each topic. The links provided on this page are for informational and educational purposes only.

Last updated August 2024.